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Sod & Grass seed

Turfgrass plays an essential role in any landscape.  It provides an open space for you to walk, play, entertain, and enjoy your garden. Below are grasses we typically carry and use in landscaping.  Please call to confirm availability if there is a particular grass you are interested in.

    Seashore Paspalum
    (available as sod) seashore pic

    Color and Texture: Medium to dark green, fine texture.
    Other Characteristics: Thin-bladed grass with a dense root system.
    Growth Rate: Fast
    Shade Tolerance: Poor to fair
    Foot Traffic Tolerance: Good to fair
    Salt Tolerance: Extremely high tolerance to salt
    Drought Tolerance: Fair to good
    Establishment: Sod, stolons
    Use: Good for home lawns, commercial landscapes, and resort areas
    Maintenance: Mow between 1 to 1-1/2 inches for highest quality. For weed control, wet grass thoroughly and evenly broadcast 10 lb table salt per 1,000 square feet or spot treat with salt shaker.

    Zoysia El Toro
    (available as sod) el toro pic

    Color and Texture: Light to medium green: dense, coaser leaf textured, and stiff leaves.
    Other Characteristics:
    Dense turf when established.
    Growth Rate: Slow
    Shade Tolerance: Good
    Foot Traffic Tolerance: Excellent
    Salt Tolerance: Good-excellent
    Drought Tolerance: Excellent
    Establishment: Sod, stolons
    Use: Good for home lawns, commercial landscapes, and resort areas
    Maintenance: Mow between 1 and 2 inches, as preferred.

    Zoysia Emerald
    (available as sod)
    Color and Texture: Dark to medium green; fine, soft texture with thin blades.
    Other Characteristics: Lush and dense when established. Short periods of flooding are tolerated.
    Growth Rate: Slow
    Shade Tolerance: Good
    Foot Traffic Tolerance: Excellent
    Salt Tolerance: Good-excellent
    Drought Tolerance: Excellent
    Establishment: Sod, stolons
    Use: Good for home lawns, commercial landscapes, and resort areas
    Maintenance: Mow between 3/4 and 2 inches, as preferred.
    Dwarf St. Augustine
    (available as sod)

    Color and Texture: Medium green; dense, wide, and long leaves.
    Very coarse appearance.
    Other Characteristics:
    Spread horizontally stem above ground.
    Growth Rate:
    Very fast
    Shade Tolerance: Good
    Foot Traffic Tolerance: Poor
    Salt Tolerance: Very good
    Drought Tolerance: Good
    Establishment:
    Sod, sprigs
    Use: Excellent for large areas such as resort lawns under trees
    Maintenance: Mow between 2 to 4 inches, as preferred.

    Common Bermuda
    (available as seed)
    Color and Texture: Grayish-green; fine texture.
    Other Characteristics: Fast recovery from damage.
    Growth Rate: Fast
    Shade Tolerance: Poor
    Foot Traffic Tolerance: Very good
    Salt Tolerance: Very good
    Drought Tolerance: Excellent
    Establishment: Seed
    Use: Best choice for athletic fields, pets and childrens yard
    Maintenance:
    Mowing height range between 3/4 to 1-1/2 inches.
    Rye Grass
    (available as seed)
    Characteristics: Rye typically germinates in 3-7days.
    Growth Rate: Very fast
    Shade Tolerance: Poor
    Establishment: Seed
    Use: Rye is often combined with Bermuda grass to quickly establish vegetation in areas that are susceptible to erosion or that need immediate growth. .
    Maintenance:
    Rye is short-lived, typically lasting about 6 months .
    Bahia Grass
    (available as seed)
    Color and Texture: Long, narrow, blue-green leaves; medium texture.
    Characteristics: It's not well-adapted to high pH soil
    Growth Rate: Fast
    Shade Tolerance: Poor
    Salt Tolerance: Poor
    Drought Tolerance: Excellent
    Establishment: Seed
    Use: It's used for eroded area, roadsides due to its deep, fibrous root system.
    Maintenance:
    Frequent mowing with rotary mower is needed for the best appearance.


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